• Milos Raonic parts ways with coach Carlos Moya

    LONDON (AP) — Milos Raonic has parted ways with coach Carlos Moya after the Spaniard helped guide the Canadian player through his most successful year on the tour.

  • Turkish weightlifter Ozkan loses Olympic doping appeal

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Turkish weightlifter Sibel Ozkan has lost an appeal against a doping sanction which cost her a silver medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

  • Under pressure: Pardew’s position looking fragile at Palace

    In this Saturday Aug. 20, 2016 file photo, Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew looks across the pitch prior to their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in London. Pardew’s position as Palace manager looks increasingly fragile, with the team losing its last six league games and conceding goals at an alarming rate. A home loss to Southampton on Saturday, Dec. 3 could drop Palace, which is currently fourth-to-last in the standings, into the relegation zone and potentially force the owners’ hand. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, file)

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It took Swansea’s new American owners less than three months to make their first managerial change, installing Bob Bradley in a bid to steer the club to Premier League safety.

  • Soccer abuse hotline takes 860 calls in 1st week

    Martin Glenn, left, Chief Executive of the English Football Association gestures as he speaks to the media along side Gareth Southgate the newly confirmed England soccer team manager during a press conference in the headquarters of the English FA, at Wembley stadium London, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    LONDON (AP) — English soccer authorities are investigating whether clubs paid off victims of sexual abuse in return for their silence.

  • Mourinho handed another 1-match ban by English FA

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been given a one-match touchline ban for kicking a water bottle in the technical area during a Premier League game at the weekend.

  • Greece: 70 migrants found in a snowy northern forest

    Syrian refugees wait to be picked up by the police on the outskirts of the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Authorities in Greece say they have picked up about 70 migrants, including children, found in the forested area after a truck driver left them and they spent the night there in the snow. (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos)

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities picked up about 70 migrants, including children, in a snowy forest near the northern city of Thessaloniki on Wednesday, as smugglers turned to previously popular routes into the European Union rather than the sea crossing from Turkey.

  • Tallow tensions: Vegans want ‘fat-free’ UK 5-pound bank note

    In this Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 file photo, a Bank of England employee shows the new five pound note at the Bank of England Museum in London. The new plastic 5-pound note is stronger, cleaner and safer, but vegans and vegetarians are calling for the new bank notes, which have only been in circulation for two months, to be replaced because they are made with a substance derived from animal fat. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

    LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England’s new plastic 5-pound note is stronger, cleaner and safer — but apparently not suitable for vegetarians.

  • Cheers! Culture you can drink! Belgian beer gets UN backing

    Yvan De Baerts, owner of "Brasserie de la Senne", pours a beer at his brewery in Brussels on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Belgium is known throughout the world for its wide array of tastes, from extreme sour to bitter, produced in just about every city and village across the west European nation of 11 million people. UNESCO is adding Belgian beer to the list of the "Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity". (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Next time you raise a glass of Belgian beer, rest assured: It’s a cultural experience.

  • Colombian authorities probe plane crash that killed 71

    Rescue workers carry the bodies of victims of an airplane crash in a mountainous area near La Union, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on its way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)

    LA UNION, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities on Wednesday were searching for answers to why a charter plane crashed shortly before it was to land in Medillin, killing all but six of the 77 people on board, including nearly an entire Brazilian soccer team in the midst of a storybook season.

  • Russian activists say they were detained ahead of FIFA event

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Environmental activists in the Russian city of Kazan said Wednesday that they were detained by police as they planned a protest before the Confederations Cup draw.